Congratulations! Once a woman gets through the actual birth, the hard part is over, right? Not so much. As natural as it is, childbirth can wreak havoc on a woman's body, and we're not talking about stretch marks and a belly pooch. While mama is now dealing with the after effects of birth, she's also caring for a newborn and working her way through some powerful postpartum hormone swings. It's not exactly a cake walk, but it goes without saying that these effects should be worn as a badge of honor that helped bring a precious lil one into the world.
Keep reading for a selection of items that aren't nearly as fun to shop for as itty bitty booties, but will be far more appreciated in the weeks postpartum.